Working in intense heat can raise a person’s normal body temperature, and in a worst-case scenario can lead to heat stroke and possible death. Heat stress and fatigue may also impair a worker’s thinking and reaction times, which can in turn increase the risk of injury in the work place, for example, by making errors, dropping tools or stumbling.
Due to our tough climate, Australian workers are particularly susceptible to ailments related to heat stress.
Our occupational hygienist can help you to evaluate the risk of heat stress in your workplace, providing you with tips to reduce the risk to your employees.
Contact us today for a fast quote on a heat stress and safety evaluation for your workplace.